Coming February 2018

The story of a young girl's frightening and poignant odyssey to track down the panther that killed her mother.

"Written in a form that is historically accurate and yet feels painstakingly intimate, The Which Way Tree is unlike anything I’ve read before." —Attica Locke, author of Bluebird, Bluebird

Elizabeth Crook


"....confident and lyrical as it smartly engages terror and its aftermath."
Kirkus Reviews

Awarded the 2015 Jesse H. Jones Award
for fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters

Named by Kirkus Reviews as one of the Best Fiction Books of 2014

Kirkus Best Books for Fiction 2014

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The Night JournalWilla Award

  • February 2006 Book Sense Pick
  • February 2006 Barnes & Noble Book Club Recommendation
  • February 2007 Pearl's Pick
  • Winner 2007 Spur Award for best long novel
  • Winner 2007 Willa Literary Award for historical fiction

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